Losing fat in specific areas of the body is not an easy thing to accomplish, but yet not impossible.
If you are one of the unlucky persons that stores fat on their arms, than you should not be worried, because if you will follow the tips and recommendations from this article, you will manage to get rid of the unwanted fat from your arms.
There are many things which you will have to manipulate in order to get rid of the fat from your arms, things which I will expand below.
The first step that you will have to make in order to reach your goal is to make some changes to your diet, namely:
Lower the carbohydrates intake – a very important thing which you will have to do is to lower your carbohydrates intake, namely avoiding consuming foods like: sugary foods, breads, potatoes, sweet beverages, sugar, honey and many others.
Eat more protein – foods rich in proteins will help you to increase and preserve the lean body mass (muscles) and also to raise the metabolism. So, in order to get more proteins in the body you will have to eat: chicken breasts, turkey breasts, egg whites, soy, cottage cheese and low fat milk.
Eat more veggies – eating more veggies will help your body function better, it will increase the metabolism, will bring many vitamins and minerals and they will detoxify the body. You should eat veggies like: spinach, broccoli or brussels sprouts.
When it comes to the exercises that will help you to lose fat on your arms, you need to know that there are a big range of exercises, which if they are utilized properly will help you to reach your objective.
In order to strip off the fat from your arms you need to do the following exercises:
Straight barbell curls
Dumbbell Concentration Curls
Lying Barbell Extensions
Close Grip Bench Press
Triceps Push Downs
For all the exercises make sure that you do 15 repetitions, so this mean that you should pick a weight that will not allow you to do more than this targeted number.
Another important aspect here is that you should do 4 sets for each exercise and keep the break time between repetitions very short, maximum 30-40 seconds, but no more.
Make sure to respect all the above recommendations because they are very important.
You will also need to add some cardio sessions, about 3 sessions of cardio per week will be enough. From these 3 sessions of cardio, make sure that one will be in the day when you will train your arms.
As for the type of cardio, you should do low intensity cardio for about 30 minutes, usually the best machine on which you should do it is the treadmill.
Another thing here is that you will also have to increase the angle of the treadmill somewhere around 20 degrees.
So, know that you have the tools, go and get those arms shredded!